The WHO Country Office in Turkmenistan was established in November 1995 in Ashgabat to assist the Government in developing its health policy, health system and public health programmes which address the main health needs of the country through the WHO strategy “Matching Services to Needs.” The Office is the focal point for WHO activities in Turkmenistan and consists of 4 staff members.

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Countries commit to keep Europe malaria-free

Countries in the WHO European Region at risk of malaria reintroduction – the same countries that signed the 2005 Tashkent Declaration – have reaffirmed their commitment to keep the Region malaria-free.

WHO/Europe offices

WHO Country Office, Turkmenistan
UN House
40 Galkynysh str.
Room 104
Ashgabat 744013
Tel.: +993 12 269255, ext 267, +993 12 269198
Fax: +993 12 268621

Ministry of health

Ministry of Health and Medical Industry
Archabil Shayoly, 20
Ashgabat 774036
Tel.: +993 12 400416, +99 312 40 04 07
Fax: +99 312 40 04 46

Areas of Work

The 2014–2015 priorities for collaboration with Turkmenistan are:
  • control and prevention of noncommunicable diseases
  • control and prevention of communicable diseases
  • promotion of health throughout the life-course
  • health systems strengthening
  • preparedness, surveillance and response
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Data and statistics


Estimated life expectancy. (World Health Report) (as of 2011)

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